"The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality" is a comprehensive single-volume introduction to Christian spirituality, and represents the most significant recent developments in the field. It offers a thoroughly interdisciplinary, broadly ecumenical, and representative overview of the most significant recent developments in the field. It comprises essays combining rigorous academic scholarship with accessible and elegant writing. It reflects an understanding of the field as the study of the lived experience of Christian faith and discipleship. It provides material on biblical, historical, and theological foundations, along with treatment of contemporary issues.